Kanopy has the science you need for World Science Festival

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The World Science Festival Brisbane will be held 20 – 24 March 2019. The festival explores and celebrates the entanglement of science and art through a curated program of thought-provoking conversations, inspiring theatrical and cinematic experiences, interactive workshops and engaging demonstrations. Why not celebrate science in your community with some of the hundreds of films … Read more

Everyone belongs is the message for Harmony Day 21 March

Harmony Day 21 March

Hold your own Harmony Day event and celebrate our vibrant and multicultural country — from the oldest continuous culture of our first Australians to the cultures of our newest arrivals from around the world. Harmony Day is an Australian Government program and coincides with the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. … Read more

Competition, posters, bookmarks and more for Library Lovers’ Day 2019

Library Lovers day poster, white and red with silhouettes of book characters

Get Involved Library Lovers’ Day is an annual event organised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Held on February 14 this year’s theme is ‘library love stories’. The theme highlights all the love that can be found in the library and the ways your library can celebrate. Library Lovers’ Day activities  There are lots … Read more

Free Stream! Using digital technology for learning

LEGO Education ACS Educator's Global Leaders Series with Professor Mitchel Resnick

Wed 7 November, 6-7pm | State Library of Queensland (State Library) or via free live stream State Library welcomes Professor Mitchel Resnick as the next speaker in Australian Computer Society’s ICT Educators’ Global Leaders’ Series, in collaboration with LEGO Education Australia. Professor Resnick will look at how educators can create successful learning environments with digital … Read more

Final days to apply for unique professional development opportunity at State Library of Queensland

Workshop at State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland (State Library) is offering public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff the chance to attend a unique day of professional development (PD) at State Library on Wednesday 7 November. Professional development will include: LEGO Education workshop (Beginners LEGO Education EV3 workshop / LEGO Education WeDo2.0 workshop) 3-5pm ACS ICT Educators’ … Read more

Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 – free tickets up for grabs

Image of the entrance to the New York Public Library

State Library of Queensland (State Library) is pleased to offer five free tickets to public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff to the special screening of Ex-Libris: The New York Public Library, screening as part of the Brisbane International Film Festival, Sunday 21 October 2018 at State Library. Documentary virtuoso Frederick Wiseman’s Ex Libris … Read more

Slam poetry in public libraries amplifies young voices

SlammEd participant performing at the Queensland Poetry Festival

State Library of Queensland and Queensland Poetry Festival have partnered to amplify the voices of young people via SlammED!, a Slam poetry workshop program engaging 9 – 16 year olds, in schools and public libraries across Queensland. What is Slam Poetry? Slam poetry combines performance, writing, competition, and audience participation. It is performed at events … Read more